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Five Sterling Matchsafes

Auction:
2519B
Lot:
1138
Sold for:
$267$225

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2519B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 02, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Five Sterling Matchsafes, late 19th/early 20th century, four American sterling, comprising a flattened barrel-form, a Webster with rocaille scrolled edge, a shaped rectangular stamped with the figure of a nude nymph to verso and recto, and a rectangular with rounded edges with acanthus scrolled borders; with one English, Chester, 1903, engraved with foliate scrolls, lg. 2 1/4 to 2 1/2 in., approx. 3 troy oz.
Estimate $200-400

Webster example with a few light pinpoints. Nude maiden and acanthus scrolled corners with a few very small pinpoints at one side. English lid latching a tad loosely. all with minor overall age/usage wear.

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Chester, Acantha, Acanthus

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